Adaptive Reuse

Detroit’s Michigan Central Station, centerpiece of innovation hub, opens

The recently opened Michigan Central Station in Detroit is the centerpiece of a 30-acre technology and cultural hub that will include development of urban transportation solutions. The six-year adaptive reuse project of the 640,000 sf historic station, created by the same architect as New York’s Grand Central Station, is the latest sign of a reinvigorating Detroit.


Education Facilities

Jul 18, 2014

Top Engineering/Architecture Firms [2014 Giants 300 Report]

Jacobs, AECOM, Parsons Brinckerhoff top Building Design+Construction's 2014 ranking of the largest engineering/architecture firms in the United States.

Jul 18, 2014

Top Engineering Firms [2014 Giants 300 Report]

Fluor, Arup, Day & Zimmermann top Building Design+Construction's 2014 ranking of the largest engineering firms in the United States.

Jul 18, 2014

Top Architecture Firms [2014 Giants 300 Report]

Gensler, Perkins+Will, NBBJ top Building Design+Construction's 2014 ranking of the largest architecture firms in the United States. 

Jul 18, 2014

2014 Giants 300 Report

Building Design+Construction magazine's annual ranking the nation's largest architecture, engineering, and construction firms in the U.S.

Jul 17, 2014

A harmful trade-off many U.S. green buildings make

The Urban Green Council addresses a concern that many "green" buildings in the U.S. have: poor insulation.

Jul 11, 2014

$44.5 million Centennial Hall opens at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

Centennial Hall houses the College of Education and Human Sciences and consolidates teacher education. It is the first new academic building on the UW-Eau Claire campus in more than 30 years.

Jul 10, 2014

Berkeley Lab opens 'world's most comprehensive building efficiency simulator'


DOE’s new FLEXLAB is a first-of-its-kind simulator that lets users test energy-efficient building systems individually or as an integrated system, under real-world conditions.

Jul 9, 2014

Harvard Business School to build large-scale conference center

Expected to open in 2018, the facility will combine the elements of a large-scale conference center, a performance space, and an intimate community forum. The new building will be designed by Boston-based William Rawn and Associates.

Jul 7, 2014

7 emerging design trends in brick buildings

From wild architectural shapes to unique color blends and pattern arrangements, these projects demonstrate the design possibilities of brick. 

Jul 2, 2014

Emerging trends in commercial flooring

Rectangular tiles, digital graphic applications, the resurgence of terrazzo, and product transparency headline today’s commercial flooring trends.